Platinum Picks – Best of ’22: Never Summer Harpoon

Performance plus playfulness plus plenty of float. The Harpoon takes its cues from surfboard design and wins a 2022 Platinum Pick Award.

Crossbows, nunchaku, machetes—all weapons of the elite. But if you can wield a harpoon, my friend, you are a grandmaster. We suspect this was part of the thought process Never Summer had when designing the Women’s Harpoon snowboard:

Spear? …. Hmm, maybe.
Javelin? …. We’re getting closer, people.
What about harpoon? … Looks like we found the new CEO.

Never Summer

Elegant in aesthetics, yet lethal in performance, one can see simply by the design profile that this board will elevate any rider’s skills to the next level. Taking a cue from custom surfboards, the Harpoon is built with a particular volume geared specifically toward women. What that means is that this board is an all-mountain machine that is custom-tailored to your riding. Whether you’re just cruising the resort with your squad or staring down an untouched bowl of powder, the directional shape, in combination with game-changing Fusion Rocker Camber, is going to give you the strength to hold a tight edge ripping from run to run and at the same time, the playfulness to keep you floating in knee-deep powder without any issues. And because it’s a Never Summer (aka Never Gonna Buy a Different Brand) expect the highest quality and without question, the most durable board you have ever ridden.

– Nate Deschenes

Never Summer Women’s Harpoon – $549.99
sizes: 144, 148, 152, 156, 159

Learn more at www.neversummer.com and @neversummerindustries.

This year, the Snowboard Magazine Platinum Picks Awards are sliding into their fourteenth season as the largest, most in-depth gear review of its kind. Thousands of great products from every category on the market have been narrowed down to a select few that our editors have reviewed, tinkered with, analyzed, and photographed. Our goal is to inform, educate, and help guide your buying decisions this winter, so you end up with the very best gear for your time on the mountain. In the 2022 Platinum Picks, you’ll find an assortment of amazing boards, boots, bindings, goggles, helmets, jackets, pants, and more that we have deemed The Best of ’22.

Comments

Up Next

November 29, 2021

Inside the Pro Model: Sam Klein and the Never Summer ProtoSlinger

A freestyle board with true, consistent pop.

November 29, 2021

Inside the Pro Model: Gigi Rüf and the 686 Smarty 5-in-1 Complete Jacket

“The shell alone is water- and windproof, wears light with a loose comfy feel. In combination with the vest...

November 28, 2021

Inside the Pro Model: Kennedi Deck’s Collection with Vans Snow

A classic-style Vans boot, MTE, and shoe for everyone.

November 25, 2021

Best of Cyber Monday: 686 Gore-Tex Glove/Mitt for only $48

The Linear Glove and Mitt comes in men's, women's, and youth sizing.

November 9, 2021

A Vision of the Future is Here: The New Smith I/O MAG Imprint 3D Goggle

Just like fingerprints and the flakes we snowboard upon, each of us are different. Understandably so, for decades, goggles...

November 3, 2021

686 x Rude Girls Release Their Collab Surface Cargo Pant

686 and Rude Girls just dropped a brand new collab pant, the 686 x Rude Girls Surface Cargo Pant....

October 29, 2021

Platinum Picks – Design Innovation: Ride C9 Binding

Last year, Ride took their already bulletproof binding line and completely overhauled it, literally starting from the bottom up....

October 29, 2021

Platinum Picks – Design Innovation: Vans Infuse

If you ride everything, from park to piste to powder, and like to have a boot that you can...

October 29, 2021

Platinum Picks – Design Innovation: Never Summer Proto FR

In 2008, reverse camber took the snowboarding world by storm. Up until then, board profiles were just remnants of...